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The Fly-Fisher's Companion

by Darrel Martin Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

This book grew from the author's desire to consolidate the many teachings that he uses in his popular fly-fishing classes. It is a textbook that includes concise and selective commentary on tackle, casting,...

The Million Word Crossword Dictionary

by Stanley Newman & Daniel Stark HarperCollins e-books (November 09, 2010)

With more than 1,300,000 answers, this volume contains more than twice as many words as any other crossword dictionary.

Meticulously compiled by two crossword professionals with a combined fifty years in the...

Dictionary of American Slang 4e

by Barbara Ann Kipfer & Robert L. Chapman HarperCollins e-books (October 19, 2010)

We all know language changes rapidly, but to follow along requires an historical view. Chapman's Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition, provides just what is needed to trace the language of today back...

The Highly Selective Dictionary of Golden Adjectives

by Eugene Ehrlich HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Adjectives have long suffered from bad press. For many years, English teachers have been fond of telling students that "adjectives are the enemy of nouns, and adverbs are the enemy of everything else."


Cryptozoology A To Z: The Encyclopedia Of Loch Monsters Sasquatch Chupacabras And Other Authentic M

by Loren Coleman & Jerome Clark Touchstone (May 07, 2013)

The ultimate quest for the world's most mysterious creatures

The Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot, the Abominable Snowman -- these are the names of the elusive beasts that have caught the eye and captured the imaginations...

The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects

by Barbara G. Walker HarperOne (May 07, 2013)

This fascinating guide to the history and mythology of woman-related symbols features:

  • Unique organization by shape of symbol or type of sacred object

  • 21 different sections including Round and Oval Motifs,...

The Bedside Dream Dictionary

by Silvana Amar Skyhorse (November 17, 2007)

Silvana Amar, a psychologist with extensive experience in dream studies, has created an invaluable guide with descriptions of hundreds and hundreds of the most important dream symbols. Her well-researched explanations...

Dictionary of Real Estate Terms

by Jack P. Friedman, Jack C. Harris & J. Bruce Lindeman Barrons Educational Series (July 24, 2017)

Need to know real estate jargon? This quick-reference guide can help.

Home buyers and sellers, as well as real estate professionals, investors, and attorneys can rely on this quick-reference source. More than...

Scots Dictionary: The perfect wee guide to the Scots language (Collins Little Books)

by Collins Dictionaries Collins (September 06, 2018)

A highly popular and informative guide to the Scots language in an attractive format. Contains words and phrases from both literary and everyday language, this is the perfect wee dictionary of Scots for native...

BANANAGRAMS® Secrets: The Inside Track on Becoming Top Banana (Collins Little Books)

by Collins Dictionaries & Deej Johnson Collins (September 07, 2017)

Discover the secret hints, tips and winning ways of the BANANAGRAMS® bunch! This little book contains the insider secrets to help you become Top Banana …

Packed with curious words and fascinating facts, this...

The Big Book Of Words You Should Know To Sound Smart

by Robert W Bly Adams Media (November 06, 2015)

The ultimate word book for aspiring intellectuals!

The most compendious collection of words for aspiring scholars, this book helps you hold your own in intellectual discourse. Featuring 2,400 sophisticated, obscure,...


by Jeremy Greenberg Adams Media (June 18, 2011)

So your bros are hanging around the grill, shooting the shit while putting back brews from a pony keg. The air's heavy with barbecue sauce, stale belches, and testosterone. And you want to sound manly, like...

500 Foreign Words & Phrases You Should Know to Sound Smart

by Peter Archer & Linda Archer Adams Media (May 18, 2012)

Dazzle with your command of belle-lettres!

Like a true sophisticate, you'd like to toss out casual bon mots to enliven your conversation. You'd like to float through cocktail parties offering your guests crudités...

The Painted Word

by Phil Cousineau Viva Editions (September 11, 2012)

To untangle the knot of interlocking meanings of these painted words, logophile and mythologist Phil Cousineau begins each fascinating word entry with his own brief definition. He then fills it in with a tint...


by Phil Cousineau Viva Editions (March 15, 2010)

Who knew that the great country of Canada is named for a mistake? How about "bedswerver," the best Elizabethan insult to hurl at a cheating boyfriend? By exploring the delightful back stories of the 250 words...

Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of Unendurable English

by Robert Hartwell Fiske Scribner (November 01, 2011)

Robert Hartwell Fiske aims to eliminate laxity in language today by way of this witty and engaging reference.

Fiske rails against "laxicographers and ding-a-linguists" who, with their misguided thinking, actually...

The Highly Selective Dictionary for the Extraordinarily Literate

by Eugene Ehrlich HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

Between TV talk shows, radio call-in programs, email and the Internet, spontaneous-talk media has skyrocketed in the '90s. People are interacting more frequently and more fervently than ever before, turning...

Collins Primary Illustrated Dictionary (Collins Primary Dictionaries)

by Collins Dictionaries Collins (March 12, 2015)

Optimised for colour tablets. The images in this e-book are not suitable for viewing on black and white e-ink devices.

For children aged 8 and over, this dictionary contains full sentence definitions, examples,...

Collins Rhyming Dictionary

by Rosalind Fergusson & Andrew Motion Collins (September 04, 2014)

If it’s time for a rhyme, or you need a satiric lyric, the Collins Rhyming Dictionary is the fastest and easiest way to refine your line.

The Collins Rhyming Dictionary is the most accessible way to find the...

Webster’s Easy Learning English Vocabulary (Collins Webster’s Easy Learning)

by Collins Collins (March 31, 2012)

Collins Easy Learning English Vocabulary is designed to help learners of all ages build their vocabulary. This easy-to-use, topic-based book is an invaluable resource for students and teachers, and is ideal...

Webster’s Easy Learning How to use English (Collins Webster’s Easy Learning)

by Collins Collins (March 31, 2012)

Collins Easy Learning How to Use English is designed to help learners of all ages use individual words correctly, and choose the right words and structures for the meaning they want to convey. With its clear...

The Dictionary of Military Terms

by U.S. Department of Defense Skyhorse (February 03, 2015)

This is the comprehensive, standardized dictionary of military and associated terminology compiled and used by the Department of Defense. Divided into two sections, The Dictionary of Military Terms contains...